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A Novel Authentication Methodology to Detect Counterfeit PCB Using PCB Trace-Based Ring Oscillator

The existence of counterfeit products, e.g., integrated circuits (ICs) and printed circuit boards (PCBs), in the modern semiconductor supply chain has seriously jeopardized the security and reliability of electronic systems, and has also caused the loss of suppliers' profit and reputation. Most of existing research ...

Credits: Beihang University

Advanced Physical Inspection Methods for Counterfeit IC Detection

The remarkable increase in counterfeit parts (a factor of 4 since 2009) [1] is a huge reliability and security concern in various industries ranging from automotive electronics to sensitive military applications increasing the possibility of premature failure in critical systems [2-5]. Counterfeit parts can also incur a great financial loss to ...

Credits: University of Connecticut

Counterfeit Component Analysis

A customer contacted the Helpline with the concern that parts being used in their assembly may possibly be counterfeit components. The counterfeiting of electronics components is a world-wide problem, and the threat today is even more evident than ever before. Any company, large or small, that manufactures assemblies using electronics components is ...

Credits: ACI Technologies, Inc.

Counterfeit Detection Strategies: When to Do It / How to Do It

Counterfeit components have been defined as a growing concern in recent years as demand increases for reducing costs. In fact the Department of Commerce has identified a 141% increase in the last three years alone. A counterfeit is any item that is not as it is represented with the intention to deceive its buyer or user. The misrepresentation is ...

Credits: DfR Solutions

Screening for Counterfeit Electronic Parts

In this chapter, we discuss the type of parts used to create counterfeits and the defects/degradations inherent in these parts due to the nature of the sources they come from, proposed inspection standards, and limitations of these standards. The processes used to modify the packaging of these parts to create counterfeits are then discussed along ...

Credits: CALCE Center for Advanced Life Cycle Engineering

Using X-Ray Systems To Detect Counterfeit And Reworked Electronic Components

Much has been said and written about the accuracy of visual attribute inspections of potentially counterfeit components. The techniques and procedures being used to inspect counterfeit and reworked electronic components in the open marketplace can be quite effective in most cases.

Credits: World Micro

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HELP Error EXM-9 with GSM2 4688A -- Hello there I am having difficulty starting the GSM2 4688A machine, the operating system does not start and does not read the hard disk. Procedures that we have carried out: 1. We validate the hard drive, it is mounted on an external computer and it gives us a loading image or loads the system. 2. We validate the floppy in the same way by mounting it on an external PC and it works. 3. We have to rule out ...

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Matrix/Jedec tray changeover at pick and place surface mount -- Afternoon all, Do you use any special surface other that ESD matting when changing over matrix trays? We currently use a earthed wire trolley that we keep trays and MSD bags on and when replenishing stock its carried out on the trolley. Does anyone use some other work space other than a basic earthed trolley or shelf? I was thinking of making something up as we are getting more and more matrix tray parts. Something to avoid mixing up similar packages like a partitioned trolley?

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MIRTEC to Exhibit its Complete Line of AI-Based SMT and Automotive Pin Inspection Solutions at Productronica 2021

MIRTEC will showcase its cutting-edge INTELLI-PRO AI Based Smart Factory Automation Solution and GENSYS-PIN Automotive Pin Inspection System in booth #461, Hall A2 at the 2021 Productronica exhibition. The world's largest exhibition for .... | MIRTEC Corporation

MIRTEC to demonstrate INTELLI-PRO AI Based Smart Factory Automation Solution at Messe Munich

Keynote to Address Electric Vehicles at SMTA International

The SMTA announced Electric Vehicle (EV) analyst and consultant, Loren McDonald, EVAdoption, will keynote the SMTA International Conference and Exposition on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 9:00am in the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, MN, USA.... | SMTA

SMTA announced Electric Vehicle (EV) analyst and consultant, Loren McDonald, EVAdoption, will keynote the SMTA

IPC APEX EXPO 2022 Attendees Can Achieve Digital Transcendence at Show Networking Events

IPC APEX EXPO 2022 attendees can meet with electronics industry innovators and connect with peers all in one place at the San Diego Convention Center, January 22–27, 2022.... | IPC

IPC APEX EXPO 2022 attendees can meet with electronics industry innovators and connect with peers

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